Growing American operations on the ground paint a different picture—one with Iranian hues.
On every side of us lay vast blocks of granite of all hues and grades, all absolutely unworked, but surely not unworkable.
The plumage, once shining with hues direct from heaven, is soiled and bedraggled.
Lovelace has a thousand forms, for social corruption takes the hues of the medium in which it lives.
There is then no limit to the multitude, and no check to the intensity of the hues assumed.
To give this we must be masters of the forms and of the hues that embody it.
It flooded everything about her, and bathed the world in other hues than the old time.
The old Moorish garden, overrun with the brilliant blossoms that drink their hues from the sea, overlooked the harbor.
The landscape is bathed in sunlight, the hues are wonderfully bright.
On both sides of the road there is an ever-changing sorcery of leaf and blossom in the most lurid of hues.
"color," Old English hiw "color, form, appearance, beauty," earlier heow, hiow, from Proto-Germanic *hiwam (cf. Old Norse hy "bird's down," Swedish hy "skin, complexion," Gothic hiwi "form, appearance"), from PIE *kei-, a color adjective of broad application (cf. Sanskrit chawi "hide, skin, complexion, color, beauty, splendor," Lithuanian šyvas "white"). A common word in Old English, squeezed into obscurity after c.1600 by color, but revived 1850s in chemistry and chromatography.
"a shouting," mid-13c., from Old French hue "outcry, noise, war or hunting cry," probably of imitative origin. Hue and cry is late 13c. as an Anglo-French legal term meaning "outcry calling for pursuit of a felon." Extended sense of "cry of alarm" is 1580s.
The property of colors by which they are seen as ranging from red through orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light. Compare saturation, value.